Profession: Computer scientist
Why Famous: Inventor of World Wide Web, implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet
- 1990-11-12 Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web
- 1991-08-06 Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.